Shaalaa.com | Shares and Dividends Example 1
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A company gives x% dividend on its Rs. 60 shares, whereas the return on the investment in these shares is (x + 3) %. If the market value of each share is Rs. 50, find the value of x.
A man invests Rs. 22,500 in Rs. 50 shares available at 10% discount. If the dividend paid by the company is 12%, calculate:
1) The number of shares purchased
2) The annual dividend received.
3) The rate of return he gets on his investment. Give your answer correct to the nearest whole number.
Peter invests Rs. 5,625 in a company paying 7% per annum when a share of Rs. 10 stands from Rs. 12.50. Find Peter’s income from this investment.
If he sells 60% of these shares from Rs. 10 each, find his gain or loss in this transaction.
Rajat buys Rs. 80 shares at 30% premium in a company paying 18% dividend. Find:
(i) The market value of 150 shares.
(ii) Rajat’s annual income from these shares.
(iii) Rajat’s percentage return from this investment.
Mr. Gupta has a choice to invest in ten-rupee shares of two firm at Rs. 13 or at Rs. 16. If the first firm pays 5% dividend and the second firm pays 6% dividend per annum, find :
(i) Which firm is paying better.
(ii) If Mr. Gupta invests equally in both the firms and the difference between the returns from them is Rs. 30, find how much, in all, does he invest.